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15 and 16, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6659 / 54°39'57"N

Longitude: -1.6715 / 1°40'17"W

OS Eastings: 421288

OS Northings: 530136

OS Grid: NZ212301

Mapcode National: GBR JGRH.X6

Mapcode Global: WHC52.9Z9G

Entry Name: 15 and 16, Market Place

Listing Date: 21 April 1952

Last Amended: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385708

Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Auckland

Built-Up Area: Bishop Auckland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


634-1/8/66 (North side)
21/04/52 Nos.15 AND 16
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.15-18 (Consecutive))


Shown on OS map as 2 and 3 Park Gate Houses.
2 houses. Early C18, on site of medieval college, with C20
alterations. Painted render with painted ashlar dressings.
Concrete tile roofs with rendered chimneys.
2 storeys, 4 windows to each house, with segmental arched
entrance at left to rear yard. Auckland Castle gateway wall
(qv) breaks forward between 3rd and 4th windows of No.15. Door
surrounds c1700 have lugged architraves with pulvinated
frieze, No.16 with pediment, C18 doors have 4 fielded panels
and 3-pane light inserted in place of top panels. C20
casements with glazing bars, 3 lights on ground floor and 2
above, plus 2 small fixed lights under 5th window. Roof hipped
at right, with end and paired central ridge chimneys.
INTERIOR of No.16 shows renewed close-string stair, and
segmental arches, some blocked, along rear of first floor as
if for connecting corridor.

Listing NGR: NZ2128830136

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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